3 DIY Drop Ship Ideas for College Event Planning

Everyone with Neon Entertainment wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving and hopefully you were able to celebrate the holiday in a great way! As we get into the weekend and Christmas is around the corner (already?) you can find great holiday virtual live events with Neon Entertainment! There are a few options we wanted to bring up today that can allow you to have your own personalized DIY Drop Ship ideas for your college virtual event! … Continued

Virtual Paint Night – Perfect for College Programming

The year is coming to a close, and no one could have prognosticated how our 2020 was going to go. Obviously your college experience isn’t what you planned. We wish the best to everyone around the country right now being affected by the pandemic. All we can do is try to provide the best virtual programming for college activities during these trying times. On the bright side, many of our virtual events have been growing … Continued

Virtual Game Show FAQs | Book a Virtual Game Show Event

Back in March we recognized that on campus events were going to take a major hit. We immediately put forth a great deal of energy to start creating virtual student engagement ideas. Some of our live acts work well in a virtual environment, but some of them don’t. One immediate success story was Adam Ace and our amazing team at EVENTGAMESHOWS.COM. Through a lot of work, technological ingenuity, and team creativity, we were able to … Continued

Virtual College Engagement Speaking Programs – How Brian Miller Connects

Everyone has had to make changes in 2020. Wherever you are around the country, it’s safe to say you’ve had to make a few adjustments to your college experience. As college event planners we help student directors all over the country provide engaging and inspiring speakers to help make the transition to a remote world a bit easier. One of our speakers, Brian Miller, knows all about having to make a pivot to his career.  … Continued

Safely & Socially | 4 Social Distant Event Ideas for Your Campus

The year 2020 has not been predictable. Understanding that your college experience has been certainly shredded by the pandemic, we’ve done our best to continue providing safe-socially distant event ideas for college campuses. As a longtime leader in college event planning, the year has had it’s ups and downs for everyone in the industry. Because of limitations with crowd size, along with the unfortunate state of our country’s health, it’s difficult to get a live … Continued

4 Things You Can Do To Get Ready for NACA Virtual 2020

This semester isn’t what anyone expected, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the most of it! If you’re a student director, or part of your university’s student activities department, you might be wondering how the heck you’re going to bring entertainment to your campus this year. Understanding that the pandemic era has put the majority of live entertainment at a standstill, we’ve done our best to provide solutions and inspiration for student directors all … Continued

The College Experience | In the Halloween Season

It is that time of the year again. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder, the leaves are falling off the trees and Halloween is right around the corner. For a lot of people, this is their favorite time of year. Especially when it comes to college entertainment for students on and off-campus. But, like everything else right now, Halloween is going to have to look a little different this year.  If … Continued

Providing Engagement Through Our DIY Products 

We all have been experiencing more time indoors than we are accustomed to due to 2020 being the year of COVID-19. But, it doesn’t always have to be a bad thing.  By keeping a positive state of mind throughout this crazy year, you can truly enjoy spending time in your house, apartment, or even your dorm room.  And for those of you who are student activities advisors or campus event planners, looking for college event … Continued

Laughter is the Prescription for Happiness

It is said that laughter is, and will always be, the best medicine.  Researchers have even found that students who use humor as a coping mechanism have a higher chance of being in a more positive mindset. In times like we have been experiencing in 2020, finding a coping mechanism is very important for mental health and even physical health. Having a good sense of humor could be considered the prescription of happiness. Being able … Continued

Music For Your Mental Health

Music is so powerful that it is a proven successful therapy for many conditions, both mental and physical.  Music therapists use music to re-train stroke and brain injury survivors how to speak. In fact, there have been many cases in which a patient is unable to speak, but still can still communicate through singing.  Check out this awesome article on the Stroke a Chord choir in Melbourne, AU which is made up entirely of stroke … Continued

The Spoken Word With Our Featured Artists

“How are you doing?”….”How are you doing, REALLY?”  The first question we ask each other on a daily basis out of habit.  It’s an automatic conversation starter for most.  But, the second is the follow-up question we’ve learned to ask since March.  The shutdowns and changes across the country have had significant effects on our mental health.  And for most of us, the answers to this second question are not always positive.  We’ve heard the … Continued

Stay Engaged with Virtual DIY Events

At this point, most people are feeling exhausted from hearing about COVID-19 and the state in which it has put the world in today. Finding ways to cope with quarantine is very important as well as engaging with your peers during this pandemic. Using virtual events and virtual Programs is one of the most successful ways to stay engaged with your colleagues and peers. OPTIONS FOR VIRTUAL PROGRAMS For College students who lived on campus, … Continued

Virtual Variety Events for Any Demographic

The word virtual has been thrown around like wildfire since COVID-19 has taken a hold on the world. With no end coming in the near future. We believe virtual events and virtual programs are here to stay for a long time. We have always been on top of our game when it comes to engaging with college students all over the country. Now we are at the forefront of providing virtual events and programs to … Continued

A WEBSITE DEDICATED TO VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

There are many mixed emotions going on in regards to college students continuing there higher learning in a virtual setting as compared to the classroom. Finding ways to keep students engaged throughout this unbalanced time that we have been experiencing during 2020. Neon Entertainment has been dedicating a majority of their time developing virtual programs to keep students engaged through this pandemic. So dedicated to virtual events, we even made a new website strictly for … Continued

Like Neon, NACA Going Virtual in 2020

At this point virtual events are the vast majority of bookings here at Neon Entertainment. Programming such as music, magic, and comedy have been able to transition to virtual platforms with ease. And while our agents and staff made seamless transitions to working from home, we are well aware that “business-as-usual” is not to be expected of the fall conference season.  Having been an active participant with NACA conferences for years, we look forward to … Continued